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Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
worse. i want to focus on just the hits that health care has taken. from rosa delauro's report, we learned that since 2002, labor, health and education programs have endured cuts of 7% resulting in a nearly $12 billion reduction in funding in 2012. going forward the digs cessionary budget cap -- the digs cessionary budget cap -- discretionary budget cap are set to cut over $9 billion or 5.4% in 2021. altogether this will result in a 12% per capita cut or a nearly $22 billion cut to labor, health and education programs in 0 -- 2021, when compared to the 2002 levels. these cuts will weaken these critical programs that protect the public health and safety, promote and develop our work force and ed cailt the next -- and educate the next generation of americans. if we just rook at -- if we just look at the programs under the department of health and human services, here's a partial list. in 2012 health resources and services administration have seen a $2 billion reduction which includes a $194 million reduction to the program which provides critical funding to support training new healt
Mar 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
anniversary of the march on washington, and the 100th anniversary of both harriette tubman's death and rosa parks' birth, it is especially fitting to recall how helene and african-americans have reached out to one another to provide mutual support. when helenes acted to liberate themselves in 1821, james williams, a african-american sailor from my hometown of baltimore, joined the greek revolutionary navy and fought at the battle of navareno. in turn john and fotius, orphans of the greek war of independence became passionate abolitionists in america. they were a member of the educational commission of boston and new york. f.s.c. a u.s. navy chaplain helped slaves find freedom by supporting the underground railroad. in 1922, recently arrived greek immigrants organized the american hellenic educational and progressive association in georgia to defend themselves against the ku klux klan. a helpa went on to help countless greek immigrants to assimlate into american society and weighed in on many of the most significant social issues of our time. including the movement for civil rights. archbish
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